ELA Contributed to the IV Women Constitution-Makers’ Dialogue

On 27-28 October, ELA’s president Lousineh Hakobyan participated in the IV Women Constitution Makers’ Dialogue organized by Interntional IDEA in the Haague, Netherlands. This year, the topic of the two-day high-level conference was Constitutional Approaches to Decentralisation: Elements, Challenges and Implications.

Lousineh Hakobyan made a presentation on the decentralization challenges for Armenia. In her presentation, she also touched upon the history of the decentralization reform in the country, touching inter alia upon the obstacles to the reform, including the conflict of Nagorno Karabagh and the threats of the neighbouring authoritarian regimes of Azerbaijan and Turkey to the Armenian democracy.